State Short-Term Disability Benefits
Several states provide or require employers to provide short-term disability insurance (SDI). In some states, it's called temporary disability insurance (TDI). These short-term disability programs provide partial pay replacement to workers who have to take leave from work for more than a few days because of an injury, illness, or pregnancy and recovery from childbirth. The states that have some type of short-term disability program are California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. Though similar, the rules on eligiblity for these programs and how they operate vary greatly between states. The following articles provide the details.